Zoë Carpenter is The Nation’s associate Washington editor. She worked previously for Rolling Stone, and has appeared on MSNBC, CNN, and other media outlets. Follow her on Twitter @ZoeSCarpenter.
Senators John McCain and Dianne Feinstein have introduced a measure to prevent the CIA from evading the bans on torture that are already law.
With less than 24 hours to act on surveillance reform, things in the Senate have gotten dramatic.
The fear-mongering senator from South Carolina is expected to announce his bid for the GOP nomination in June.